A single dose of magic mushrooms can make people with severe anxiety and depression better for months, according to a landmark pair of new studies.
In a completely new approach, scientists reduced a hallmark of the disease in mice by stimulating their neurons with flickering lights.
That’s more than before the law was passed.
The same part of the brain that allows us to step into the shoes of others also helps us restrain ourselves.
Victims may be at risk of developing PTSD, but the experience may also spur growth.
Trump’s new secretary of health and human services intends to make life better for physicians.
Hospital patients are attacking staff at an alarming rate, and there are no federal regulations requiring employers to provide any protection.
People on the spectrum—and their families—can be more easily swayed in their responses to treatments than previously thought.
Lawmakers hail the 21st Century Cures Act as a rare bipartisan compromise to fund public health programs, combat the opioid epidemic, and advance cancer treatment. Elizabeth Warren calls it extortion.
In 2012, the newly appointed HHS secretary claimed the ACA’s contraceptive mandate trampled on religious liberties and helped literally no women.
Lessons of physical prosperity in a despotic regime
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How childhood memories shape us, even after we've forgotten them
Influenced by a school shooting, a neuroscientist is on a mission to change how both the brain and immune system handle stress.
The surgeon general’s new approach on substance abuse has policy implications for law enforcement.
The gut microbiomes of mice take time to change after bouts of weight loss, making them more vulnerable to regaining weight.
What it’s like to do science in a post-truth environment
Food and relationships still matter.
Leaders are stoking human tendencies toward tribalism—but this instinct can be overcome more easily than once thought.
Long-term fasting is hard. Is it also dangerous?